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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) stroke

Synonyms: stroke, stroking Definition: a light touch with the hands

Hypernyms: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Synonyms: stroke Definition: a single complete movement

Hypernyms: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: stroke, shot Definition: (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand Usage: it took two strokes to get out of the bunker; a good shot requires good balance and tempo; he left me an almost impossible shot

Hypernyms: maneuver, manoeuvre, play Definition: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill Usage: he made a great maneuver; the runner was out on a play by the shortstop

Synonyms: stroke Definition: any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing

Hypernyms: locomotion, travel Definition: self-propelled movement

Synonyms: stroke Definition: a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush Usage: she applied the paint in careful strokes

Hypernyms: mark, print Definition: a visible indication made on a surface Usage: some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks; paw prints were everywhere

Synonyms: separatrix, slash, solidus, stroke, diagonal, virgule Definition: a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

Hypernyms: punctuation, punctuation mark Definition: the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases

Synonyms: accident, chance event, stroke, fortuity Definition: anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause Usage: winning the lottery was a happy accident; the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck; it was due to an accident or fortuity

Hypernyms: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms: stroke, throw, cam stroke Definition: the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

Hypernyms: motion, movement Definition: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

Synonyms: stroke Definition: a light touch

Hypernyms: touch, touching Definition: the event of something coming in contact with the body Usage: he longed for the touch of her hand; the cooling touch of the night air

Synonyms: stroke Definition: the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew

Hypernyms: oarsman, rower Definition: someone who rows a boat

Synonyms: stroke Definition: (golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club Usage: Nicklaus won by three strokes

Hypernyms: score Definition: a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest Usage: the score was 7 to 0

Synonyms: stroke, cerebrovascular accident, CVA, apoplexy Definition: a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

Hypernyms: attack Definition: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition Usage: an attack of diarrhea

Synonyms for (verb) stroke

Synonyms: stroke Definition: treat gingerly or carefully Usage: You have to stroke the boss

Hypernyms: blandish, flatter Definition: praise somewhat dishonestly

Synonyms: stroke Definition: strike a ball with a smooth blow

Hypernyms: hit, strike Definition: make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target Usage: The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939; We must strike the enemy's oil fields; in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2

Synonyms: stroke Definition: row at a particular rate

Hypernyms: row Definition: propel with oars Usage: row the boat across the lake

Synonyms: stroke Definition: touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions Usage: He stroked his long beard

Hypernyms: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband